The University of Iowa offers email accounts for students, faculty and staff.


  • All students, faculty, and staff will automatically receive Microsoft 365 email accounts upon joining the University of Iowa. NOTE:  an exception is Affiliates -- the department will need to request an account for them. Healthcare faculty and staff will receive a Microsoft 365 account as part of the Healthcare provisioning process.

Email aliases (e.g., and Microsoft 365 accounts are created automatically when an employee's HR paperwork is processed or when a student is admitted to the University of Iowa. To see details of account creation please see the sections below.

When sharing your email address with others, we strongly encourage you to use the email alias (  (NOT your routing email address).  For more information see Alias and Routing Email Address.

Questions?  For more information about opening an email account, contact the ITS Help Desk

Faculty and staff in the following HR organizations will automatically receive a Microsoft 365 email account. Use your HawkID and HawkID password to login to

  • Applies to people with HR status Future Employee or Current Employee
  • Does NOT apply to people with HR status HR Affiliate. Requests to enable Microsoft 365 can be made using the Request to Add a Microsoft 365 Account.
  • Healthcare faculty and staff also automatically receive an Microsoft 365 account in accordance with UIHC onboarding process.
HR Org Number HR Org Name
1 Office of the President
2 Office of the Provost
4 VP Research
5 VP Finance and Operations
6 VP General Counsel
7 Human Resources
8 Athletics
9 VP Strategic Communications
11 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
12 Tippie College of Business
13 College of Dentistry
14 College of Education
15 College of Engineering
16 College of Law
18 College of Nursing
19 College of Pharmacy
20 College of Public Health
29 Graduate College
33 Library
35 University College
39 Continuing Education
40 Oakdale Campus
43 Information Technology Services
46 University Related Orgs
49 Division of Student Life
90 University Hygienic Lab


Newly admitted students will automatically have an Microsoft 365 account created. Use your HawkID and HawkID password to login to


Healthcare affiliated faculty and staff in the following HR organizations will receive an Microsoft 365 account during the UIHC onboarding process.

HR Org Number HR Org Name
3 VP Medical Affairs
17 Carver College of Medicine
21 Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
65 Iowa River Landing
70 University Hospitals
80 Psychiatric Hospital
85 Center for Disabilities and Development
87 Child Health and Specialty Clinics
92 Student Health and Wellness
93 UIHC Affiliates


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December 8, 2023